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Accident: 137685.015 - Employee Is Killed When Crushed By Forklift Mast

Accident: 137685.015 -- Report ID: 0454715 -- Event Date: 07/29/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1545152.01507/30/2021Packaging Corporation Of America

At 12:30 p.m. on July 29, 2021, an employee was using a Hyster forklift with cla mp attachment to unload a semi trailer of recycled baled cardboard. The employee was attempting to reinstall the mast chain pin back into the cylinder when the elevated mast fell and crushed him. The employee incurred multiple broken bones and head injuries and was killed.

Keywords: crushed, equipment operator, falling object, forklift, fracture, head, industrial truck, installing, loading, lockout, lockout/tagout, machine operator, material handling, pin, powered industrial vehicle, struck by

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1545152.015 31 M Fatality Machine operators, not specified

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